Earle E. Liederman started his strongman career in 1910 after quitting his job to become a professional athlete. In next eight years, Liederman toured the circuit showing skill and talent in lifting, feats of strength, acrobatics and similar disciplines. Eventually he got tired of that lifestyle and decided to do something new instead – and that’s when he created a new course focused on the use of a chest expander in a package with Muscular Development book and an illustrated booklet. This course was so successful that it have gone through more than twenty revisions.
Below are a couple of simple but powerful neck exercises by Earle Liederman which are still very popular today.